Learn about the Bluetooth low energy (BLE) wireless communication protocol, namely its features, protocol stack, and how it communicates with devices.
February 19, 2023 by Nthatisi Hlapisi
As embedded systems continue to evolve, you might wonder: should I learn assembly language for embedded software development? Learn the answer in this article.
November 06, 2022 by Darby Hewitt
Learn about non-overlapping and overlapping Allan variance and how the Allan variance curve can be used to identify different types of random errors present in a signal.
July 08, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn the basics of magnetometers, including their relation to hysteresis curves and their applications.
March 19, 2021 by Ignacio de Mendizábal
The advantages and disadvantages of ever-shrinking components.
April 19, 2019 by Matthew Cook
This article continues a discussion of microcontroller features and characteristics that are particularly important when you’re thinking in terms of DSP capabilities.
April 08, 2019 by Robert Keim
MCU datasheets sometimes present an overwhelming abundance of facts, figures, and specs. This practical, step-by-step guide will help you to identify and extract the information that you need.
April 01, 2019 by Robert Keim
In this article we’ll look at the defining characteristics of these extremely popular ICs, and then we’ll explore the internal architecture.
March 25, 2019 by Robert Keim
Learn about integrated circuits that can help you to design customized RF communication systems.
August 10, 2018 by Robert Keim
Learn about mutual inductance and how it can influence an engineer’s approach to circuit and system design.
July 06, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article provides some tips on how to fine-tune the characteristics of a low-pass filter.
June 29, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the PCB layout for a power-supply circuit that generates a regulated 3.3 V rail from a small solar cell.
June 07, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses a 3.3 V power-supply circuit that is built around an inductorless DC/DC converter and a solar cell.
June 06, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses details that will help you choose the right kind of solar cell and successfully incorporate it into your next project.
May 31, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article presents the equivalent circuit for a solar cell and discusses some implementation details.
May 30, 2018 by Robert Keim
One of the biggest fears many British people face is forgetting to say sorry. This project is designed to automatically apologize when the user bumps into an object.
March 28, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
This article will discuss the basic concepts of clock gating and how it can be used to reduce the power consumption of synchronous digital systems.
March 08, 2018 by Dr. Steve Arar
This article provides a closer look at the PCB design considerations and programming of a custom capacitive touch interface device.
February 07, 2018 by Mark Hughes
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, presents a simple yet effective replacement for ADC-based window detection.
February 02, 2018 by Robert Keim
The MSP430FR2633 is a low-power microcontroller with multiple GPIOs and capacitive touch pins. This project creates a circuit that supports a custom capacitive touch panel with LED and haptic feedback.
January 12, 2018 by Mark Hughes
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